A Monster survey reveals most U.S. workers are ready for some summer fun, but nearly 10% don’t plan to use any vacation at all—and that’s a mistake.
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When an employee’s religious beliefs conflict with a workplace policy, you need to consider whether a reasonable accommodation can be made without creating an undue hardship. Many times, religious accommodations present challenging issues for supervisors and HR professionals, but these five tips can help ease the struggle.
According to a recent report by Kimble Applications, quite a few employees in the United States did not take all of their allotted vacation time. Today we are joined by Kimble Application’s Mark Robinson to discuss the findings. Finally, scroll down to check out an infographic with the results.
[The four stress reduction tips in Part 1 of this article may be found in yesterday’s Advisor. ]Here are some additional things you can do to develop a stress-free company culture.
Paid “safe time” refers to paid time off used specifically to deal with issues related to domestic abuse. While many employers offer some form of paid time off, not all employers have specific PTO days allotted to deal with domestic abuse. This can be a critical distinction, as it allows victims in these situations to […]
A recent survey from HR services provider Randstad US explores workers’ attitudes and preferences about the holiday season in the workplace. Predictably, it finds some employees enjoy the season, while others struggle with workplace merriment.
There are few times in business as treacherous as the first few months for new supervisors. They have new-found power and are eager to do the right thing—but they don’t know what it is.
by Jeffrey M. Cropp Summer is upon us. The kids are out of school, and your employees are taking time off for vacation. As a result, it’s a good time to take stock of your vacation policy and how it’s being implemented. This article addresses various issues associated with vacation policies. I need that in […]
It starts with break room tables laden with bowls of candy corn and “fun-size” chocolate bars. Then come turkey and Pilgrim decorations, which quickly give way to workstations sporting menorahs, Nativity scenes, Christmas trees, tinsel, and eventually New Year’s party hats and streamers. With the kickoff of the fall-winter holidays, employers need to consider not […]
by Calvin L. Keith Veterans Day is coming up on November 11, and a new law in Oregon makes the day even more significant for veterans who want the day off. The 2013 Oregon Legislature passed a bill requiring employers to provide veterans with paid or unpaid time off on Veterans Day. “Veterans” include those […]